Mediation Center core team members will work with your organization to tailor training programs for your needs; each bring examples and insights from more than twenty-five years of professional experience.

Events and Registration

Mediation Center training can be tailored for organizations or groups. Please call 612-222-0023 for more information.

Event Phone: 612-222-0023

Join us for Networking Coffee to gain insight into the field of mediation, to learn more about mediation training and how to become a mediator. Mediation Center’s trainers and experienced conflict resolution practitioners sit down with you for some coffee and conversation.

  • Networking Coffee
    January 3, 2020
    9:00 am - 10:30 am
Details Price Qty
RSVP - Networking Coffee $0.00 (USD)  

with Susan Mainzer, JD and Aimee Gourlay, JD January 27, 28, 29, 30 & 31, 2020 8:00 am – 5:30 pm Early Registration (through Jan. 6): $1,445.00 Cost: $1,545.00 Location: Mediation Center Classroom – Suite 180 7400 Lyndale Avenue South Richfield, MN 55423 36.75 Standard & 3.25 Ethics CLE/ 40 CE credits applied for Rule (more…)

  • 40-Hour Family Mediation Training
    January 27, 2020 - January 31, 2020
    8:00 am - 5:30 pm
Details Price Qty
40-Hour Family Mediation Training $1,545.00 (USD)  
40-Hour Family Mediation Training - Early Registration (through Jan. 6) $1,445.00 (USD)  
40-Hour Family Mediation Training - Gov't/Non-Profit Employee $1,445.00 (USD)  

Gain eligibility for the MN State Court Administrator’s Office ENE Provider List and become a Rule 114 Qualified SENE and/or FENE with this three-day SENE and FENE Training that provides participants with the theories, processes and standards involved in an ENE’s work. Learn to conduct ENE sessions with neutrality, from forming a team to providing clients with constructive feedback while encouraging an atmosphere conducive to a successful outcome.

  • February 5, 2020 - February 7, 2020
    8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Details Price Qty
Social Early Neutral Evaluation (SENE) Training $500.00 (USD)  
Financial Early Neutral Evaluation (FENE) Training $250.00 (USD)  
SENE & FENE Training - Early Registration (through Jan. 15) $675.00 (USD)  
SENE & FENE Training $750.00 (USD)  

Hone your communication, leadership and conflict resolution skills in our interactive and experiential introduction to the process of mediation. Join us for 30-Hour Civil Mediation Training at Mediation Center, with Aimee Gourlay, JD, and Susan Mainzer, JD, March 4-7, 2020. This course satisfies the training requirements to join the MN Statewide Civil Facilitative Neutrals Roster.

  • March 4, 2020 - March 7, 2020
    8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Details Price Qty
30-Hour Civil Mediation Training $1,345.00 (USD)  
30-Hour Civil Mediation Training - Early Registration (through Feb. 6) $1,245.00 (USD)  
30-Hour Civil Mediation Training - Gov't/Non-Profit Employee $1,245.00 (USD)  

Custody Evaluation Training with Karen Irvin, PhD, LMFT and Jennifer Joseph, JD April 16, 17,18, 23, 24 & 25, 2020 8:30 am – 5:00 pm Early Registration (through Mar. 19): $1,595.00 Registration (after Mar. 19): $1,695.00 Location: Mediation Center Classroom – Suite 180 7400 Lyndale Ave. S. Minneapolis, MN 55423 39 standard, 2 ethics & (more…)

  • Custody Evaluation Training
    April 16, 2020 - April 25, 2020
    8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Details Price Qty
Custody Evaluation Training - Early Registration (through Mar. 19) $1,595.00 (USD)  
Custody Evaluation Training $1,695.00 (USD)  
Custody Evaluation Training - Gov't or Non-profit Employee $1,595.00 (USD)  

Parenting Time Expeditors and Parenting Consultants (called “Parenting Coordinators” in other states) are used in cases where parents have a lot of conflict about parenting arrangements to reduce the harm that on-going conflict causes to the children. Karen Irvin, PhD, LMFT, and Andrea Niemi, JD, experienced family ADR practitioners, will walk training participants through the steps necessary to become a Parenting Time Expeditor and Parenting Consultant for families in conflict. Gain clarification and understanding of the Parenting Time Expeditor and Parenting Consultant family neutral roles.

  • Parenting Time Expediting/Parenting Consulting
    November 17, 2020 - November 20, 2020
    8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Details Price Qty
Parenting Time Expediting/Parenting Consulting Training Early Registration $1,245.00 (USD)  
Parenting Time Expediting/Parenting Consulting Training $1,345.00 (USD)